News.com reports that in a 20-13 vote that partially followed party lines, the House Judiciary Committee approved a bill that would require internet broadband providers to abide by strict net neutrality principles. This means that providers must operate in a “nondiscriminatory” manner. The vote is a victory for Google, Amazon.com, Yahoo, and Microsoft, all of whom supported the measure. This is a defeat for companies such as AT & T, Verizon, and other companies who sought to create an “internet fast lane” for content. Rep. F. James Sensenbrenner said: “The lack of competition in the broadband marketplace presents a clear incentive for providers to leverage dominant market power over the broadband bottleneck, to preselect, favor or prioritize Internet content.” However, some voted not because of their stand on neutrality as such, but because committee members were concerned that a competing proposal would diminish their power on the issue in the future…